Support Worker

About The RoleExciting opportunity for a Support Worker based in Mulberry House, our supported housing service in Guilford.At Saha we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.This job is to primarily work weekends only. The Support Worker will work with people who are or have recently experienced homelessness and who are in need of support and accommodation.

As a support worker you will need to:Get to know and build the trust of our clientsUnlock our clients’ potential to live independentlyEnhance their social integration by encouraging participation in social and leisure programmes,Help residents with their support needs and with the practicalities of everyday living.About The CandidateWorking in a way that aligns with our Values and Behaviours will come naturally to you.

We also need you to have energy and passion, along with a positive, can do attitude in your daily contribution to transforming lives.You will need to :Be a confident and capable communicatorBe able to build trusting, professional relationshipsBe able to help people to develop their skills, strengths and talents.Have good knowledge or experience of working with homeless people, and / or supporting vulnerable people or groups,Have a good idea of the wider community resources and organisations available to support our residents and be comfortable dealing with difficult or complex situations.In return, we’ll give you access to some great benefits.

These include:
£100 when you start work, plus £250 at 6 months’ service and another £250 at 12 months’ service26 days annual leave rising to 31 daysAn extra day off on your birthdayA High Street discount scheme (great savings both on and off-line)Pension with life assuranceDiscounted private medical insuranceLoans available for financial emergenciesOccupational Sick PayA full Induction package and training relevant to the roleLong service awards from 2.5 yearsSupport to learn and develop your careerAbout The CompanyA registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness.  Saha is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.

In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.

Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.

services to our residents.

That’s where you come in.As an equal opportunities’ employer, Saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We invite and welcome applications to apply for Saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

  • Location: Guildford,England
  • Salary: £9,597.90 (£23,994.75 pro rata) per annum plus benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Salvation Army Housing Association (saha)
  • Posted: 08-Jan-2024
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